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Mexico Overtakes U.S. as Most Obese Country

Mexico knocks off the United States in the United Nations' obesity rankings with health experts blaming an abandonment of a traditional diet for the epidemic.

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Mexico has overtaken the United States in levels of adult obesity, according to a recent United Nations report.

It blames an increasingly sedentary lifestyle and an abandonment of traditional dietary habits.

The Food and Agricultural Organization report says thirty-two-point-eight percent of Mexicans are obese, compared to thirty-one-point-eight percent of Americans, with tacos and tortas blamed for surging obesity.

At Mexico's National Institute of Medical Science and Nutrition, investigator Dr Abelardo Avila reveals that when overweight Mexicans are included, the true figure is upwards of seventy perce...

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